Essentials Massage & Facials' Spa licensed professionals relax weary bodies with a collection of therapeutic services. Soothing massages employ a collection of kneads, strokes, and manipulations to reduce tension and disentangle body knots, with luxurious add-ons such as paraffin treatments and aromatherapy. The skin-savvy techs also rid frames of unwanted stubble with waxing services, smooth out wrinkles with chemical peels and microdermabrasion, and soften countenances with professional skincare products during facials.
At Care Massage, a team of licensed massage therapists administers a full menu of Swedish, hot stone, and lymph drainage therapies—but there's more to the business than that. On-staff technicians also address beauty concerns using cutting-edge technology. Cold laser equipment, for example, drains fat cells at targeted locations, resulting in slimmer waistlines, svelter limbs, and tinier earlobes. Each treatment is augmented with thoughtful touches such as hot towels and aromatherapy.
Westchase Spa's doctors have performed scores of laser procedures and cosmetic injections. Their different laser tools can remove signs of aging on faces as well as unwanted hair, nail fungus, tattoos, fat deposits, and varicose veins.
Planet Beach is a one-stop-shop for beauty and wellness. Members can stay bronzed all year long in the UV tanning booths and recharge any solar-powered body doubles. But one of the highlights of the studio is the futuristic Contempo Spa onsite, a self-serve spa machine where you can push a button to receive a number of spa services without the need for an attendant. The machine's HydroMassage bed helps alleviate muscle soreness with targeted waves of heated water. Other DIY services available: 15-minute teeth whitening procedures and Lumiere.
Plants, eclectic vases, and a terra cotta accent wall welcome guests into Salon Mirage's cozy environs before they undergo expert mane makeovers with quality products such as Paul Mitchell and Wella's Koleston Perfect hair color. Tress tamers consult with clients to blueprint plans of action for sculpting new 'dos based on face shape, eye color, and car-roof height. In addition to cuts and color, the stylists also create sleek styles with keratin treatments and rid faces of unwanted hairs with waxing services.
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The experienced stylists at Classy Cuts of Florida perform a variety of services in a vibrant, upbeat setting. Clients watch in floor-length mirrors framed with black wood as staffers nourish tresses with Paul Mitchell or Moroccanoil products, and add highlights or feather extensions as an eye-catching final touch. The wall alongside the shampoo stations boasts a colorful, collage-style artwork that, like a seminar on municipal tax codes, encourages onlookers to dream.